Simple Living Portable Clothes Dryer Review #College #CollegeDorms #DeerHunting #Camping

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I received the Simple Living Portable Clothes Dryer from Simple Living to review for this blog post. I tried the Portable Clothing Dryer several times before I made the video of how it works. I also used it inside the house but I also tested it outside as well because I wanted to see how it would do for different ways of us. You could use it for a college student’s dorm, camping, Deer Hunting, or home use. I tried it outside for the camping, Deer Hunting or other outdoor needs. I also tried it indoors for College dorms or home use.

The portable clothes dryer was very easy to put together. It took me a matter of minutes to have it together and ready to use. I at first wasn’t a fan of the zipper because it wouldn’t line up correctly when zipping. However, I noticed that the more I used it the zipper became where it wasn’t so stiff and lined up correctly. I liked how it also had vent holes at the top of the bag to allow the heat to escape. You can hang clothes on hangers and hang them on the eyelets that are on the racks for them to dry easily. The instructions that come with the Portable Clothes Dryer explain to you how long to put the timer on for. I also loved how quiet the machine is.

The Portable clothing dryer would be perfect for the deer hunter in your life as well. They can use the dryer to dry their gear when they are done hunting for the day so that the next day they are ready for a great day of hunting again with warm dry gear. The college students can save money by washing their clothes and then drying them with the portable dryer. It would be a great solution for any time that you need clothing dried. You can even use it on babies clothing if you do not want to use dryer sheets on them and a quiet way to dry them and not wake them up.

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I’m sure you will find new uses for it all the time. I think that you will really like It for your family. It really was easy to put together and I love that I can store it in a smaller tote and put it away when it’s not in use. It would also fit into a closet easily or many other spaces to get it out of the way when it’s not in use. I also think it would be perfect for a tiny house to use to dry clothes and then put it away till you need it again. Don’t forget if you need a gift for a wedding it could make a great gift as well or for anyone on your Christmas list or any other occasion as well.

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BRIO World Fire Station Review #ChristmasGiftGuide

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The BRIO World Fire Station is just adorable! I received the BRIO Railway/ Fire Station to review. My grandson saw the box and he was ready to rip and tear it open. He wanted to play and have fun. He was such so cute! I asked him what the picture on the box was and he said “fire truck!..Vrooooooom, Vroooom!” We put the pieces together that needed to be, it was really easy to put together,then we were ready to play with the firehouse.

When we had it done my granddaughter’s wanted to play with us as well. We had asked them before we started but they said they didn’t want to. However, when we put it all together, and they saw it, they changed their minds. So we let them join in the fun, they were playing with the fire truck, the people and pretending they are fire fighters and going to rescue people. The girls brought over their people from their doll house so they could have someone to rescue. They sat and played together planning which person they would rescue next and if they would have a dog or a cat with them. They were just so adorable.

After they played for a while we went over fire safety as well. I used the fire house as part of the way to show them. We then started to play again, they played for a long time, and they played together well, which I have to say there is normally fighting. However, they were sharing being the fire fighter and who was going to get rescued. When I told them it was time for dinner, they were not happy with me. They wanted to keep playing so I had to tell them if they ate all their dinner they could play some more.

I have never seen the kids eat so fast so that they could get to play again. They played with the fire house till bedtime. We of course had to go look for some new people to rescue so we found some lego guys that fit the bill. The girls also decided to take some of their furniture to decorate the firehouse so that the fire fighters had some where to sit. It was so interesting to see how their little minds worked and why they wanted to do different things with the fire house. They have played with the firehouse everyday, since we opened the box. I don’t see them getting bored with this very soon. They are always bringing in new things to use or play with in the fire house. We watched a few movies with fire fighters in them and it gave them some new twists to use to play with the fire house.

Your little fire fighters will just love playing with the BRIO World Fire Station. It would make a great gift for a birthday or for a holiday gift as well. They will be so thrilled when they open it. I see hours of fun in their future when they start to play.

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Tree Hut Body Scrub, Body Wash, Lotion And Shave Prep Review

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I received the Brazilian Nut Shea Body Butter, Shave Prep Sugar Scrub, Shave Prep moisturizing Oil, Mediterranean Salt Scrub, Coconut Lime Body Wash, and Moroccan Rose Tree Hut Renewing Hand Cream from Tree Hut. Now you know when it arrived I was so excited to check the scents of the products. I can’t handle strong scents so I wanted to try them to make sure they were a light fragrance. I was so pleased to see that they did not have that over powering scent, I have a tendency to get migraines when scents are to strong and they come on right after I smell something. It was the perfect scent for each of these products. They were light and airy, the scent stayed when I used the products but I received so many compliments on the fragrances. They wanted to know what I was using and where they could purchase it. They could smell the scent and just loved it, it was subtle but smelled amazing.

It’s that time of year when you are already getting dried and cracked hands from the colder weather. It’s only going to increase as the winter goes on. So I was excited to try the Moroccan Rose Tree Hut Renewing Hand Cream. Now, some lotions leave your skin oily and I’m not a fan of that, because when you touch things it comes off on them. Your hands feel slimy and it just doesn’t work for me.

I was so pleasantly surprised that when I used the lotion, it absorbed into my skin right away. It has a light beautiful rose scent, that really lasts. I loved that my skin did not feel oily, it felt silky, well moisturized, and the burning I had in my hands slowly stopped. I have used the lotion daily and especially after hand washing dishes. It has really brought my hands to a silky smooth feeling. I’m not embarrassed to have someone touch my hands as they are smooth and not feeling like alligator skin. I have had to go and search for the lotion as my daughter’s ask if they can use it and then they “forget” to give it back. Age old story, mom gets something, they like it and try to keep it on me. lol

I used both the Shave Prep Sugar Scrub and moisturizing shaving oil for shaving my legs. I rubbed it on, the scent again was just perfect. I just loved how easy it was to apply to my skin and I was really surprised that it really did make shaving easier. I at times have to go over my legs twice to ensure that I shaved my whole leg. I only had to shave one time and my leg was done. I did it with both legs and it was great the way the scrub removed the dry skin on my legs before I shaved as well. I didn’t get any cuts from the razor either, I have a tendency to get a few around my knee area. I’m sure I’m not alone with this.
I then tried the moisturizing shaving oil, it went on really easily. It really helped to moisturize my legs when I was done. The combination of the two products are just perfect. My skin was silky smooth, and I was ready to go out on the town if I wanted to. When I showered the next day my skin was still silky smooth from shaving and no dry skin. Let’s face it when you live in the Midwest it’s a big hazard with living here to have dry skin. So both products worked so well, even in between shaving.

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The Brazilian Nut Shea Body Butter, is a nice blend. It keeps it really kept my skin silky smooth, I would apply it when I was done showering to keep my skin silky smooth. As I said living in the Midwest it really has a tendency to dry your skin. So It was great to not feel the burning skin because it was so dry. It really kept my skin moisturized well, the scent was a light fragrance of Brazilian nuts, but it has a touch of a sweet scent with it. The fragrance and the moisturizing lasted. I have used products where they worked for a couple of hours and then just stopped working. This did not happen with Tree Hut, it kept my skin moisturized and silky smooth.

It took me a little bit to try the Coconut Lime Body Wash only because I was so use to using my normal body wash so every time I showered I forgot to use the Tree Hut Coconut Lime Body Wash. So I finally remembered because I placed it where I normally put my body wash so it would remind me. I was a little unsure of the scent of the coconut/lime. However, I think it’s because I always use a Ocean Breeze scent, so I think it’s just me. I had my daughter’s use it and they both loved the scent and they even told me it’s just you mom. I have a tendency to like certain scents and then I stick with them. However, now the more I smell it the more it’s growing on me.

The body wash lathered up really nice and it didn’t dry my skin. It had a silky feel to it. You could tell it was making my skin feel clean as well as soft. I really liked it, and would continue to use it. When I was drying off I was really waiting for my skin to be dry and really need to be moisturized but it really didn’t dry it out. It was a really pleasant experience with all of the Tree Hut products.

If your looking for a great gift for someone that likes to pamper themselves, something for you, or a gift for someone your not really sure what they would like, I recommend these products highly. The person who receives them is just going to love them! My daughter’s and I are all big fans of Tree Hut and will continue to use the products. Oh, and be sure to try their gift sets if you travel, you can thank me later.

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Nancy B’s Science Club® Way to Grow™ Hydroponics Kit & Gardening Diary Review #ChristmasGiftGuide

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I received the Nancy B’s Science Club® Way to Grow™ Hydroponics Kit & Gardening Diary to review for our Christmas gift guide. I decided that I was not going to review it myself. I chose to donate the Nancy B’s Science Club® Way to Grow™ Hydroponics Kit & Gardening Diary to my son’s classroom. So they could learn about Hydroponics and keep it in their classroom so that they could see how it was growing daily and how it really works.

My son’s teacher was very excited to have the Nancy B’s Science Club® Way to Grow™ Hydroponics Kit & Gardening Diary to show the class how it works and how they can grow plants and not use soil to grow them in. The class at first looked at the kit and gardening diary and they were wondering how a plant could grow in there. They then got excited to see how it would grow, how long it would take for the plants to grow and how would they learn from the kit. Their little inquiring minds had so many questions and that made it even more exciting for them.

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The children in my son’s class are having so much fun watching their squash and cucumber plants grow. They are learning a lot from the Nancy B’s Science Club® Way to Grow™ Hydroponics Kit & Gardening Diary. My son’s teacher has kept me up to date on how the kids and the plants are doing. I also hear it from my son when he comes home and tells me what they learned about hydroponics that day. You can just see his eyes light up and he explains how much bigger the plants have gotten, what new activity they did in the journal, and how excited the children were and how they can’t wait for their next activity so they can learn more.

It has really been an eye opening experience for my son’s class. When I pick up my son from school and the kids have had one of their activities from the journal, the kids tell me what they liked best about it when they see me on the playground. They have just loved taking part in this science fun and they are learning so much from it as well. The sparks of excitement that I see in their eyes, every time they tell me what they learned and how much fun hydroponics is and how they can’t wait to learn more and try to grow more things. They have had great conversations with their parents about what they have learned as well.

The Nancy B’s Science Club® Way to Grow™ Hydroponics Kit & Gardening Diary would be perfect for any child to learn about hydroponics. It is a great way for them to learn more about how plants grow. The activities are fun for the children and open up a great discussion for parents and children. It would also be a great gift for a teacher and their classroom as well. They can learn all together about hydroponics and also have great discussions about the kit. They can add more science kits from Educational Insight to keep the learning going and keep children learning in a fun and exciting way!

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Design & Drill® Power Play Vehicles™ Race Car Review

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My grandson and I sat down with the Design & Drill® Power Play Vehicles™ Race Car, I wanted to see what he thought of the race car and if he would be able to put it together with me. He is 3 years old and loves cars but we had never tried to put one together before so I thought it would be interesting to see what he thought about it and if he would like putting the car together.

We took all the pieces out and at first he was a little puzzled as to why it wasn’t ready for him to drive it around already. lol So I told him we were going to put it together. That he gets to work on his car just like grandpa does. Well, that got him excited. So he snapped the pieces together and when he saw the mini drill, he said “Papa said I can’t use the tools without him.” I laughed and told him this is your mini drill so you can use it. His eyes lit up and I handed it to him. He put the screws in his car and he was just so excited that he was able to use his drill and he put the car together by himself.

He then took the race car for a spin and he was laughing and playing. He was so excited to tell the whole family that he built his car and show them his drill. It was so adorable! It is his new favorite toy and when grandpa goes outside to work on the car he has to bring his drill with because he can’t use the other tools but he can use his! It was such a great way to spend time with my grandson and he just had so much fun playing with it.

We are going to get another Design & Drill® Power Play Vehicles™ Race Car for each of my granddaughters because they are jealous and want to put a car together as well so they can race their race cars together. I can see we are going to have so much fun with the grandkids and their Design & Drill® Power Play Vehicles™ Race Cars. It’s a great way to make some memories as well as have a great time together.

The Design & Drill® Power Play Vehicles™ Race Car would make a great gift for the holiday season, birthday gift, or something fun to do with your child. It will be so much fun, and the memories will last with you and the child you build it with. So get your Design & Drill® Power Play Vehicles™ Race Car for your little car lover and let the fun begin!

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Sophie’s Seashell Scramble™ Game Review #ChristmasGiftGuide

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The Sophie’s Seashell Scramble™ Game has such great Otter, which is Sophie. It’s so adorable! The box is your is the game board and it also has cute shells that are apart of the game as well. It’s really a cute game that your child will love to play.

Sophie’s Seashell Scramble™ Game also is great for fine motor skills and eye hand coordination. I love that it also teaches sharing and taking turns, which children some times have a hard time grasping or wanting to do. So it’s a great game to help them learn that it’s fun to take turns and share with others. My granddaughter’s are still learning to share so I couldn’t wait to play Sophie’s Seashell Scramble Game with them. I thought it would be a great way to help them with a lot of the skills that the game offers while they were having a fun time playing the game.

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We sat down to play the game and the girls were so excited that we were going to play the game. They just loved Sophie, they right away wanted to use her to pick up the seashells and see if they could do it. We then started to play the game, the instructions for the game were easy enough for the girls to understand, and know how to play the game. The girls were giggling and having a great time with playing the game. We had my youngest granddaughter start the game. She spun the spinner and we were off and ready to start the game. She landed on 1 seashell, so she picked up Sophie and picked up her shell and placed it in her spot. Then it was her sister’s turn and she spun the spinner and she landed on 2 seashells, so she put the seashells in their spot on her card. Now, when a player has 5 seashells they win the game. So she was pretty excited to have 2 seashells already.

We continued to play the game and as it went on I landed on the hungry otter. Which means I was to take a shell from one of the girls. So I took one from my oldest granddaughter. She wasn’t so thrilled with the idea but understood that if she landed on it she could take a shell from someone else. I also explained she would get more shells if she landed on the spots. So she was then fine with losing her one shell. As we went on with the game she completely forgot about losing the shell as she was filling in her shell card. So it was a great experience with the game, because normally she would have started crying and been an unhappy camper. So she was learning that it wasn’t the end of the world like she had thought before. She ended up winning the game by collecting her 5 shells first.

Sophia’s Seashell game has quickly became one of the girls favorite games, and one that they ask to play all the time. It has really helped the girls to learn that sharing is fun and it’s fine to lose at a game because we can always play again and they may be the winner of the next game. They also have improved on their fine motor skills while having a fun time doing it and not even realizing that they were doing that. This game would be great for family game night or a perfect gift for a birthday or the holidays.

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GeoSafari® Jr. My First Telescope Review #ChristmasGiftGuide

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The GeoSafari® Jr. My First Telescope is a fun way to show children more about the moon, stars, and different special sights that only happen once every so many years like the special sightings of the moon, asteroid showers, and other fun sights. They will also be able to learn more about different science events for home school or just in general. You can never tell what your child may want to do when they get older, they may grow up to want to go into astronomy.

The GeoSafari® Jr. My First Telescope is just adorable and the right size for little hands. It’s also focus free so that your child can just aim the telescope at what they would like to look at and look through the eye piece and see it. The telescope also offers 10X with wide field of vision, built-in diagonal mirror, and lens cap. It’s perfect for pre-school children and older. One of my favorite features is the two large eye pieces that are inside the googles so it makes it so easy for the kids to look inside and see. It is not like a regular telescope where older children or adults close one eye and then look into the eye piece to see the moon or whatever it is that they are looking at. They have really thought about a child using the telescope and how to make it easier for them to view objects.

My son’s have a telescope and so I was very excited to have one that my granddaughter’s could use and still feel like they were big like their uncles. The girls have always been a little jealous that the boys get to look through the telescope but they were to little to. So the My First Telescope is just the perfect size for them. They enjoy sitting at the table with their uncles and being able to look at the same things. It has really brought some great discussions between both the granddaughter’s and my son’s. It has also brought them closer together.

The boys love to teach the girls new things so this was the perfect way for them to do it with me. The girls love to look and see what they can see with their telescope, it’s not always the stars or moon. They seem to love to look at trees with the telescope as well looking for birds and squirrels during the day. They have just grown to love using their telescope. I’m lucky enough to get to experience all of their facial expressions, their excitement, their laughter, and see all the fun they are having showing each other new things through the telescope. They just love using the telescope and they argue about who is going to use it first, who is going to find the first thing that everyone should look at.

The GeoSafari® Jr. My First Telescope would make a great gift for a curious child who wants to learn about everything. A child who is curious about everything and how it works. It is really a great way to also learn new things about what your child or grandchild sees and looking at them through their eyes while having a great time!

Disclosure: I received the GeoSafari® Jr. My First Telescope for this review. It however, all opinions and thoughts shared about the GeoSafari® Jr. My First Telescope are my own or my children or grandchildren’s views on the product. p

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Top That Game Review #ChristmasGiftGuide

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Top That Game is a game that is magical and a race at the same time. It also offers much more then that for children. I think that adults will also like to play the game with their children as well because it’s funny, fun, and an always changing game.

Top That comes with cards, 4 sets of game pieces, which include some magical fun pieces like a top hats, white rabbits, orange tubes, red cups, and green coins, as well as instructions for you to learn how to play the game. The game promotes fine motor skills, problem solving, focus and attention, and visual perception as well. I also love that you can play this game as quickly as 10 minutes or make it a longer game if you would like. The choice is yours. It’s the perfect game for Family game night as well, everyone will love it and have a great time together.

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My son’s are really into magic, so when they saw the box they were excited to play the game. I explained to them how to play Top That and we were all ready to start. The game was a quick one but we were laughing and having a great time together, so much so that we played several times together. My son’s are older but they are also special needs as well. So this was a great way for us to work on their motor skills, visual perception and all while having fun. So when we went to start playing my oldest son started to complain the game was more for little ones but I then told him it is also a race don’t forget.

My son soon forgot that the game was for younger children and we were all having such a great time. We were laughing and having such a great time that my granddaughters wanted to join in the fun. So I told the boys we weren’t going to race so fast now so that the girls could play. So I showed the girls how to play and they were ready to play with their uncles. I helped my youngest granddaughter that is 2 years old while the other kids played on their own. We were all laughing and even my granddaughters just loved playing. Now I hear all the time from them can we play that game again Nana?

It really is a fun game and you really can adjust it to fit different players at all different ages. It is a great time to play anytime. We love to play games during the holidays as well so this will be a game that will be coming out for the kids to play and have a great time with. I know that the kids will be playing for hours and it’s a game that I actually will love playing with them as well. The race to fit your pieces together to match the picture and do it as fast as you can will be on for all the kids. Let the magic begin and the laughter fill your house as well with Top That.

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KoziMates Microwavable Slippers Review

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If your looking for a great Christmas gift your going to love KoziMates Microwavable slippers are perfect for everyone on your Christmas buying list. They are available for Men and women.

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I have to say that the KoziMates are so comfortable and very relaxing. I received a pair of Men’s KoziMates for this review for my son. He has used them EVERYDAY since they arrived, they are comfortable, keep his feet warm, come in great colors, and they will be a gift that anyone will love using daily! I love that they have a grippers on the bottom of the slippers so if you need a snack or to use the bathroom you can go get what you need and not have to worry about falling. Although these slippers are for mainly while your reading, watching T.v. or just relaxing and not for house slippers. They will make a great gift for the holidays! I couldn’t believe how well they are made and they are sure to hold up for years! If your looking for a gift that will make the person think of you every time they use it then your going to want to go with KoziMates because they will think of you every time they use them! They will be the best gift they receive from the holidays!

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